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USS Farragut, Report of Pearl Harbor Attack
DD348/A16-3 U.S.S. Farragut (348)  
    Pearl Harbor, T.H.
December 13, 1941.

From: The Commanding Officer.
To: The Commander-in-Chief U.S. Pacific Fleet
 
Subject: Report on measures taken during raid on December 7, 1941.
 
Reference: (a) CincPac desp 102102 of December 1941.
(b) U.S.N.R., 1920 Art. 712.

  1. Pursuant to reference (a) the following is reported; Farragut moored at buoy X-14 in Pearl Harbor, T.H., with Desdiv TWO:
  2. The Farragut was commanded during the action described above by Lieutenant E.K. JONES, U.S.N., the regularly assigned engineer officer. Lieut. Commander G.P. HUNTER, U.S.N., who was ashore on liberty took command of U.S.S. Hull by verbal orders of Comdesflot ONE and took her to sea without undue incident. He was accompanied in U.S.S. Hull by Lieutenant D.J. WAGNER, U.S.N. Other officers regularly assigned to Farragut went to sea in ships listed below:
  3. The following officers were in Farragut at time of attack and sortie:
  4. The conduct of all concerned was most commendable throughout.

[signed]
G.P. HUNTER.

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Source: Enclosure (E) to CINCPAC action report Serial 0479 of 15 February 1942, World War II action reports,
the Modern Military Branch, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740.
18 May 2001